Step by step instructions to create a connection, including common error messages.
Links to videos I've made on how to download and set up Oracle SQL Developer.
How to import and export connections so your entire team can work with the same connection information.
A list of settings that you might want to change.
An explanation of what each toolbar button does.
Details on how the Shortcut Keys section works and how to customise it, and a list of helpful default shortcuts that you might use regularly
Ben Brumm is the founder of DatabaseStar.com. He has 9+ years of experience in the software industry, and is an Oracle Certified SQL Expert.
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This guide is a 19-page PDF file that helps you get started with Oracle SQL Developer.
With the SQL Developer Quick Start Guide, you can get started straight away. The guide will show you how to get started using SQL Developer and get it running the way you want.
I wish I had something like this when I made the move over to SQL Developer. It would have saved me so much time!
This guide contains screenshots and steps to get SQL Developer up and running. You can implement the tips and features I share in only a couple of hours.
You can tweak the program to behave just how you like it. You can set up keyboard shortcuts to the way you're used to. You can get your database connections for your whole team set up quickly and easily.